Washington Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency Management Act, Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 38.52 et seq., and regulations at Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 118-40-010 to 118-40-400

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Washington Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act, RCW 49.70.010 to 49.70.905

Incident command agreements: RCW 70.136.010 to 70.136.080

Pesticides: WAC 16-228 to 16-233

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) requirements: WAC 173-351-200(6)

Solid waste handling facility requirements: WAC 173-304-460(3)(g)

Trade secrets: Uniform Trade Secrets Act, RCW 19.108

Drinking water: WAC 246-290-415

Distribution reservoirs: WAC 246-291-210

Regulatory Agencies

Washington Department of Ecology

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Division of Drinking Water

Washington Military Department Emergency Management Division (EMD)

Washington State Emergency Management Council (EMC)

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)

Washington State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

Regional Homeland Security Coordination Districts (RHSCD)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Washington's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM and SECURITY for more information.

Washington follows the federal emergency planning requirements to establish the emergency planning and response requirements for facilities that are required to comply with the ...

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